Lemongrass Essential Oil
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) essential oil is a great choice for any skin related fungal issues (think athlete's foot). It is also insect repelling. Always dilute Lemongrass oil when applying to the skin. It contains a high percentage of citral (geranial and neral synergy), which can be skin irritating if not properly diluted.
Chemistry: geranial (40.94%), neral (32.33%), geraniol (6.69%)
Latin Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Botanical Family: Poaceae
Cultivation: India, Certified Organic
Plant Part: Grass leaves
Chemical Family: Aldehydes
Aroma: lemony like citronella, not the citrus lemon
Properties: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antiseptic
Steam Distilled: September 2018
Shelf Life: 3 years (approx.)
For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon unscented lotion or light breathable carrier and gently massage into the skin as needed for fungal issues. Add a few drop to an ultrasonic diffuser for a fresh uplifting aroma.
Chakra: Root (1st), Solar Plexus (3rd), Heart (4th) and Third Eye (6th)
Lemongrass helps to ease difficult emotional transitions and offers emotional protection. Lemongrass helps to uplift mood and reduces fatigue.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.